Out on bandcamp: A set of improvised pieces recorded in the Great Hall, at the Abbey, Sutton Courtenay, 6 June 2018 Apart from the prelude, all pieces come as a minimally edited sequence, from a single one-hour long improvisation. ——————————————– Késia Decoté is a pianist from Vitoria, Brazil. She holds a BA (Cum laude) and […]
I am taking part on Sat.28th July in this event. I will sing two 12th C. Troubadour songs in a dialogue with Pete McPhail on flute and baritone sax Lanquan li jorn ( Jaufre Rudel) Dejosta-ls breus jorns (Peire d Alvernhe) These will be interspersed with Joe Butler reading his freshly written translations. They belong […]
BODY & MUSIC CARU | Contemporary Arts ReSearch Unit presents an evening of dance and music, featuring Sarah Westwood, Joelle Pappas, Bruno Guastalla and Késia Decoté. Supported by: OCM, OVADA Gallery, SARU (Sonic Art Research Unit) and Oxford Brookes University http://www.ocmevents.org/whats-on/body-and-music 7.30pm (doors open at 7pm), Friday 8 June 2018 OVADA Gallery 14A Osney Lane […]
Really Actually Windy / R.A.W. Vol.1 A very nicely put-together event which Macarena and myself were delighted to take part in, curated by Mirei Yazawa and Anita Konarska Below: a set of photos of our piece taken by Paul Hughes, and below them the text of the announcement for the performance. .(click on one pic […]
Tuesday 3 May 2016 – 7:30 PM Albion Beatnik Bookstore 34 Walton Street, Oxford Oxford OX2 6AA £7 Emmanuel Pariselle and Richard Burgess are two exceptional concertina players touring the UK, weaving French, British and Norwegian tunes and songs. La Nonchalante (video from a perfomance in Norway) The annagrammatic Core Egg Spree Trio is made […]
http://www.cafereason.com/main/dolls_house.htm An abandoned dolls’ house and an unclaimed bag of costumes were the unexpected starting point for Café Reason‘s enigmatic new show. Through the compelling medium of butoh, with live music and film, it explores the dream symbol of ‘The House’ and reveals the inhabitants’ secret lives and eternal dilemmas. Dark, moving, and humorous, the performance uses an original musical […]
My friend Dan Goren asked me to write an article for the online magazine of the Institute of Composing. There is a link here to the magazine, the short article I wrote is about the cello, extended technique, and whether talking of extended technique is altogether useful.